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The FENS Regional Meeting 2023 (FRM2023) meeting includes 24 scientific-based symposia. Eight symposia will be held per day, 4 in the morning and 4 in the afternoon, as outlined in the preliminary programme.

The symposia planed for each time slot will run in parallel, for 120 minutes in 4 rooms. Each symposia focus a scientific subject or question of broad interest for the Neuroscience community.

The programme includes:

– Regular symposia selected from an open call

Topics may include:

  • Synapse biology and signaling
  • Brain circuits
  • Neuroimaging
  • Brain metabolism
  • Glial cells and neuroinflammation
  • Chronic stress and brain modulation
  • New perspectives of psychoactive substances
  • Protein aggregation and mitochondrial deregulation
  • Movement diseases and novel therapies
  • Dementia and brain aging
  • New therapeutic approaches in neurological diseases
  • Mental health and psychiatric disorders
  • Neurodevelopment and disease
  • Visual pathways
  • Neuropsychology and behavior
  • Targeting pain

– 2 special symposia


Each symposium will include 3 invited speakers, whose selection will take into consideration gender balance, and representation of researchers at different career stages and from independent groups or countries. Each talk will last for 25 minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions.

In addition, 2 speakers/young researchers selected from among those who submitted abstracts will present a short communication. Each short talk will last for 10 minutes and be followed by 5 minutes for questions.


More information will be available soon.

Please keep checking the FENS Regional Meeting 2023 website for updates on the programme and information on registration, abstract submission and symposia proposal applications.